Pacific Games

Late comeback secures Fiji a bronze

December 1, 2023 6:28 pm

[Source: Fiji Football/Facebook]

The Fiji men’s football side staged a brave comeback to beat Vanuatu 4-2 and clinch the bronze medal in the 2023 Pacific Games.

The Rob Sherman-coached side trailed Vanuatu 2-1 at halftime despite Thomas Dunn scoring the opening goal in the 21st minute.

Vanuatu’s Azariah Soroman had scored a brace in the first spell.

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Thomas Dunn equalized for Fiji before Nabil Begg and Merril Nand extended the lead and secured the win.